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Obama: cut corporate taxes, close loopholes

President Barack Obama’s call to lower corporate tax rates is popular among business leaders and lawmakers from both parties. That support, however, won’t be easy to maintain if the president ever gets specific about how to pay for the lower taxes. Obama said in his State of the Union address that he wants to close… Continue Reading Obama: cut corporate taxes, close loopholes

Investors focus on State of the Union, earnings

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Stocks are headed for a higher opening Wednesday as major companies released another round of earnings reports and President Barack Obama called for an overhaul of corporate taxes. During his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Obama said he wanted to close corporate tax loopholes and use the additional revenue to lower corporate tax… Continue Reading Investors focus on State of the Union, earnings

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State of the Union: It’s the economy, again

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Addressing a demand for economic answers, President Barack Obama will try to convince the American people and a divided Congress that he has a vision for speeding up job creation, promoting spending on the core of his agenda but promising to rein in a growing, staggering debt. His State of the Union address will reflect… Continue Reading State of the Union: It’s the economy, again

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